Twenty-Five 6' Fiberglass Bees have been sponsored and fancifully painted by artists. Join us Wednesday, September 18, 4-6 p.m., in New Britain’s Central Park
for the unveiling of four of the Bees and the auctioning of four others.
A free fun-filled finale!
Free Rosol’s Hot Dogs for the first 100 attendees!
Free salad samples from Trifecta, New Britain’s new hydroponic urban farm!
Free Ice Tea and Lemonade!
New Britain High School Tropical Storm Band and DJ perform
Craft table for kids to color their own BEE. Prizes for best drawings!
Free Bee Maps showing final locations of the Bees!
Information booth on the plight of the honey bee
4 p.m. Let the party BEEgin (DJ, Food, Craft Table, Bee Maps distributed)
4:15 p.m. NBHS Tropical Storm Band performs
4:30 p.m. Greetings from Mayor Stewart and President Zulma Toro of Central Connecticut State University.
Unveiling of Borinquen Baker Bee, Polish Bee, Blue Devil Bee, and Marty Bee. Introduction of sponsors and artists who are present.
5:00 p.m. Announcement of prizes for best Bee drawings!
5:30 p.m. Auction of Creation Bee, The Umm Bee, Klingberg Bee, and ALNBee
6:00 p.m. Farewell to Bees Across New Britain
Free parking on the street and in the City Hall Garage
Bees Across New Britain Sponsors and Artists!
American School for the Deaf “ASL Bee” by Candice Macy
Art League of New Britain “ALNBee” by James Brunelle and Mike Dennan
Borinquen Bakery “Borinquen Baker Bee” by David Segarra
Central Connecticut State University Foundation “Blue Devil Bee” by Pedro Valentin
Community Mental Health Affiliates “BEEhavioral Health” by Jennifer Oliveira-Florio
Consolidated School District of New Britain “Bee Educated” by Whitney Weldon
The Edge Countertops, Inc. “Rockin’ It Bee” by Pat Piscopo
Greater New Britain Arts Alliance “The Umm Bee” by David Holzman
Hammer “N” Nails, LLC “Busy Bee” by Marlo Marrero
Hospital for Special Care “Buzzy Puzzle Bee” by Clinton Deckert
Hospital of Central Connecticut “Healthy Bee” by Jennifer Atkins
Jerome Home and Arbor Rose “Welcome Bee” by Pedro Valentin
Klingberg Family Centers “Klingberg Bee” by Jordon Jones
Martin Rosol’s, Inc. “Marty Bee” by James Gaffney
Mayor’s Trophy Charitable Fund “Worker Bee” by James D’Amore
MicroCare Corporation “Chemistry Bee” by Charles Tersolo
New Britain Downtown District “NB Tourist Bee” by Kat Harrison
New Britain Police Department “Officer Bee Safe” by Martha Williams
Perkins Travel Corporation “Travel Bee” by Elizabeth McNally
Raymond Szajkowski “Polish Bee” by Joanna Cistulli
Tomasso Group “Patriotic Bee” by Deanna LaVoie
TOMZ Corporation “Machinist Bee” by Pat Piscopo
Vision New Britain “Creation Bee” by Tatyana Nadgor
West End Historic District “West End Bee” by Marion Endsley
William Tomasso & Maryanne Bergenty “AuBee” by Paul Baylock
American Savings Foundation is sponsor of book shelf size bees to be painted by New Britain Public Schools Students
Woman’s Club of New Britain is our “Clear Coat Sponsor”
Mutual Housing Association of Greater Hartford generously provided space for “The Hive”